2 cylinder, water cooled, 14 gears and revs to 18000RPM

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2 cylinder, water cooled, 14 gears and revs to 18000RPM

Post by NGneer » Sun Mar 04, 2018 2:09 pm

...............and just 50cc :o :shock:

I have just had a week in Berlin with work during which I stumbled across this:

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Just thought I would share ;)

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Re: 2 cylinder, water cooled, 14 gears and revs to 18000RPM

Post by Davez29 » Mon Mar 05, 2018 5:55 am

Amazing! Please find some video of this. I would love to hear this bike going through the gears 1, 2..14.


Edit: the great god google finds this... http://www.classic50racingclub.co.uk/su ... acers.html

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Re: 2 cylinder, water cooled, 14 gears and revs to 18000RPM

Post by bikemonkey » Wed Mar 07, 2018 11:23 pm

14 speed? Jesus, that's proper dancing on the gear lever!

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Post by newtothis » Tue Mar 13, 2018 10:52 pm

Back in the days when men were men and didn't need digital gear indicators!

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Re: 2 cylinder, water cooled, 14 gears and revs to 18000RPM

Post by Neosophist » Tue Apr 10, 2018 4:20 am

yeah late 60s, some of them never raced as the regs were changed to stop the Japanese building even more crazy engines and destroying the european racers

my fave is the 16 speed v3 50 suzuki made :D 22.5hp or something daft and 22500 redline.

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Re: 2 cylinder, water cooled, 14 gears and revs to 18000RPM

Post by rcv4 » Mon Apr 16, 2018 12:30 am

14 speed and the gearbox shafts and gears were only 200mm wide,i read hugh andersons autobiography,he goes into a lot of detail about the bikes and riding them,well worth a read ...legend.


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